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Theatre reviews: I Think We Are Alone, King's Theatre, Edinburgh | When The Penny Drops, Oran Mor, Glasgow

1 month ago   |   By The Scotsman

IN OUR affluent and supremely individualistic society, loneliness is a recognised problem; and so is the habit of emotional detachment that often leads us into that lonely place. Different societies, though, nurture different romantic myths about how those barriers can be overcome and Frantic Assembly's 25th anniversary touring show, I Think We Are Alone - briefly at the King's in Edinburgh this week - takes as its text a play by Sally Abbott that adopts a style familiar from a hundred Radio 4 dramas, in which mainly middle-class people have problems or past traumas about which they will...
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